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Michael Pagan Big Band: Pag’s Groove

Michael Pagan, whose credits include degrees in music composition, numerous awards, prizes and commissions and stints as pianist with many well-known jazz figures, teaches in the jazz-studies program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His diverse experience has made him a highly skilled and inventive composer and arranger. With a band comprised of top musicians from Colorado, where he resided until recently, Pagan demonstrates his expertise on a program of originals that include swingers, bossas, a ballad, a waltz and even a 12-tone serial composition.

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